F Azem

Summary

Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint GnRH-agonist induced depressive and anxiety symptoms during in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles
    Miki Bloch
    Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:307-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Does high serum progesterone level on the day of human chorionic gonadotropin administration affect pregnancy rate after intracytoplasmic sperm injection and embryo transfer?
    Foad Azem
    The Sara Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:368-72. 2008
  3. pmc Assessment of ovarian reserve following ovarian tissue banking and/or GnRH-a co-treatment prior to chemotherapy in patients with Hodgkin's disease
    Foad Azem
    Institute of Hematology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 25:535-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Complications of early elective cervical cerclage
    F Azem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:52-3. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Retrieval of immature oocytes after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's disease and prolonged ovarian down-regulation with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist
    Foad Azem
    Racine In Vitro Fertilization Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 92:828.e1-2. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint First live birth following IVF-embryo transfer and use of GnRHa alone for ovarian stimulation
    Foad Azem
    The Sara Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:162-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased rates of thrombophilia in women with repeated IVF failures
    Foad Azem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Reprod 19:368-70. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Divalent cation levels in serum and preovulatory follicular fluid of women undergoing in vitro fertilization embryo transfer
    Foad Azem
    The IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 57:86-9. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Histologic evaluation of fresh human ovarian tissue before cryopreservation
    Foad Azem
    Racine IVF Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 29:19-23. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine insemination before transfer of frozen-thawed embryos may improve the pregnancy rate for couples with unexplained infertility: preliminary results of a randomized prospective study
    E Geva
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 73:755-60. 2000

Collaborators

  • Guy Gutman
  • Yuval Yaron
  • Dalit Ben Yosef
  • E Geva
  • I Levin
  • Nitza Goldenberg-Cohen
  • A Many
  • D Elad
  • A Amsterdam
  • Ido Ben-Ami
  • Ofer Merimsky
  • M J Kupferminc
  • J Chen
  • Ami Amit
  • Dalit Ben-Yosef
  • Mira Malcov
  • Joseph B Lessing
  • A Amit
  • Beni Almog
  • Adi Reches
  • J B Lessing
  • T Schwartz
  • Miki Bloch
  • Nadav Michaan
  • Roy Mashiach
  • Guy Bibi
  • Shiri Barbash-Hazan
  • Tsvia Frumkin
  • B Almog
  • Tania Cohen
  • N Mey-Raz
  • D Bar-Zohar
  • E Rimon
  • Tamar Schwartz
  • T Cohen
  • Y Cohen
  • D Ben-Yosef
  • I Yovel
  • M Bar-Hava
  • O Eytan
  • Irit Ben Avi
  • Shaul Schreiber
  • Yaron Yagil
  • Inbar Aharonov
  • Abraham Weizman
  • Yaron Yuval
  • Rona Limor
  • David Pauzner
  • Joseph Hasson
  • Gila Ben-David
  • Sagi Amzalzg
  • Tamar Shwartz
  • I Wagman
  • R Kapustiansky
  • S Abu-Abeid
  • J Klausner
  • Nava Mey-Raz
  • A Dantes
  • S Freimann
  • L Hirsh
  • M Malcov
  • Ariela Carmon
  • A Carmon
  • Nava Mei-Raz
  • L Abramov
  • I Militscher
  • A J Jaffa
  • I Gull
  • I Wolman
  • F Azam

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint GnRH-agonist induced depressive and anxiety symptoms during in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles
    Miki Bloch
    Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:307-9. 2011
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  2. doi request reprint Does high serum progesterone level on the day of human chorionic gonadotropin administration affect pregnancy rate after intracytoplasmic sperm injection and embryo transfer?
    Foad Azem
    The Sara Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:368-72. 2008
    ..The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of serum progesterone (P) levels on the day of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) administration on embryo quality and pregnancy rate in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles...
  3. pmc Assessment of ovarian reserve following ovarian tissue banking and/or GnRH-a co-treatment prior to chemotherapy in patients with Hodgkin's disease
    Foad Azem
    Institute of Hematology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 25:535-8. 2008
    ..To examine ovarian reserve following chemotherapy in women with Hodgkin's disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Complications of early elective cervical cerclage
    F Azem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:52-3. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Retrieval of immature oocytes after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's disease and prolonged ovarian down-regulation with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist
    Foad Azem
    Racine In Vitro Fertilization Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 92:828.e1-2. 2009
    ..To describe isolation and in vitro maturation of primary oocytes from the ovarian cortex in the presence of hypothalamic pituitary down-regulation...
  6. ncbi request reprint First live birth following IVF-embryo transfer and use of GnRHa alone for ovarian stimulation
    Foad Azem
    The Sara Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:162-4. 2009
    ..Nineteen MII oocytes were retrieved, and all were fertilized, yielding high-quality embryos. Two embryos were transferred, and the patient conceived and recently gave birth to a healthy singleton...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased rates of thrombophilia in women with repeated IVF failures
    Foad Azem
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Reprod 19:368-70. 2004
    ..We investigated whether hereditary thrombophilia is more prevalent in women with recurrent IVF-embryo transfer failures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Divalent cation levels in serum and preovulatory follicular fluid of women undergoing in vitro fertilization embryo transfer
    Foad Azem
    The IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 57:86-9. 2004
    ..Mg levels were significantly higher in follicular fluid than in serum. Ca2+ and Mg2+ may play a role in the preovulatory follicle, a possibility that warrants further study...
  9. doi request reprint Histologic evaluation of fresh human ovarian tissue before cryopreservation
    Foad Azem
    Racine IVF Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 29:19-23. 2010
    ..Clarification of the actual risk of ovarian involvement and any subsequent risk of micrometastases and tumor reimplantation requires further investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine insemination before transfer of frozen-thawed embryos may improve the pregnancy rate for couples with unexplained infertility: preliminary results of a randomized prospective study
    E Geva
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 73:755-60. 2000
    ..CONCLUSION(s): In couples with unexplained infertility, the PR may be improved by combining IUI and FT-ET with ovulation induction. Performing IUI before thawing may prevent treatment cancellation in cycles with no surviving embryos...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-18 is high in the serum of IVF pregnancies with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Guy Gutman
    Sara Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Reprod Immunol 51:381-4. 2004
    ..The presence of interleukin-18 (IL-18) in serum and pre-ovulatory follicular fluid (FF) and its possible correlation to in-vitro fertilization/embryo transfer (IVF/ET) outcome and ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) development...
  12. pmc Increasing synthetic serum substitute (SSS) concentrations in P1 glucose/phosphate-free medium improves implantation rate: a comparative study
    D Ben-Yosef
    The IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:588-92. 2001
    ....
  13. pmc Interval double transfer improves treatment success in patients with repeated IVF/ET failures
    B Almog
    Sarah Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 25:353-7. 2008
    ..To examine whether double transfer of embryos on day 2-3 and on day 5 after ovum pick-up (OPU) improves IVF/ET success rates in patients with multiple consecutive IVF failures..
  14. doi request reprint Ovarian stimulation and emergency in vitro fertilization for fertility preservation in cancer patients
    Nadav Michaan
    Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 149:175-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the outcome of ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization (IVF) in women undergoing fertility preservation prior to chemotherapy compared with healthy patients with infertility due to tubal factor...
  15. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in cryopreserved human ovarian tissue obtained from cancer patients: a tool for evaluating cryopreservation utility
    E Rimon
    Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Oncol 27:345-53. 2005
    ..Therefore, the data suggest that follicular apoptosis might be a consequence of the freezing and thawing procedure. This may be used as a method for evaluating and comparing the outcome of different freezing/thawing protocols...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of CGG repeat number on ovarian response among fragile X premutation carriers undergoing preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    Guy Bibi
    Racine IVF Unit, Genetic Institute, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 94:869-74. 2010
    ..To assess ovarian response among carriers of FMR1 premutation who undergo preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The interrelationship between coping strategies and sexual functioning in in vitro fertilization patients
    M Bar-Hava
    IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Sex Marital Ther 27:389-94. 2001
    ..05) adverse influence of planning and self-restraint. Being sexually active during the IVF-treatment period was found to be positively associated (p < .05) with the likelihood of conception and with adaptive coping strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surrogate pregnancy in a patient who underwent radical hysterectomy and bilateral transposition of ovaries
    Foad Azem
    Sara Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 79:1229-30. 2003
    ..To evaluate IVF-surrogate pregnancy in a patient with ovarian transposition after radical hysterectomy for carcinoma of the cervix...
  19. ncbi request reprint Successful transfer of frozen-thawed embryos obtained after subtotal colectomy for colorectal cancer and before fluorouracil-based chemotherapy
    Foad Azem
    The Sara Racine IVF Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Gynecol Oncol 93:263-5. 2004
    ..Discussion. Women with good prognosis who wish to bear children in the future should be offered fertility preservation options before chemotherapy, even if the likelihood of permanent ovarian failure appears to be negligible...
  20. pmc Prospective randomized comparison of two embryo culture systems: P1 medium by Irvine Scientific and the Cook IVF Medium
    Dalit Ben-Yosef
    The IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Assist Reprod Genet 21:291-5. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The mechanism of hydrosalpinx in embryo implantation
    O Eytan
    Ultrasound Unit in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Hum Reprod 16:2662-7. 2001
    ..Embryo transport depends on concomitant intrauterine fluid motion induced by uterine wall motility, the result of spontaneous myometrial contractions towards the fundus...
  22. doi request reprint Elucidation of abnormal fertilization by single-cell analysis with fluorescence in situ hybridization and polymorphic marker analysis
    Mira Malcov
    Racine IVF Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 91:932.e3-6. 2009
    ..To analyze the genetic composition of oocytes and embryos presenting abnormal fertilization...
  23. doi request reprint Follicular fluid levels of anti-Mullerian hormone as a predictor of oocyte maturation, fertilization rate, and embryonic development in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Roy Mashiach
    IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 93:2299-302. 2010
    ..To test whether the follicular fluid (FF) concentration of anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) is associated with oocyte maturation, fertilization rate, and embryonic development in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) undergoing IVF...
  24. ncbi request reprint Spindle imaging: a new marker for optimal timing of ICSI?
    Y Cohen
    The In Vitro Fertilization Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Reprod 19:649-54. 2004
    ..This study aimed to investigate meiotic spindle assembly in correlation to time elapsed after HCG administration, and to determine whether spindle imaging may serve to indicate the likelihood of fertilization and embryo cleavage...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: perinatal outcome is favorable also for women with relatively high gestational weight gain
    D Bar-Zohar
    Department of Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    Surg Endosc 20:1580-3. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the pregnancy and perinatal outcomes for women who underwent laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) because of morbid obesity...
  26. doi request reprint Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for fragile X syndrome: is there increased transmission of abnormal FMR1 alleles among female heterozygotes?
    Adi Reches
    Racine IVF Unit, Department of Ob Gyn, Lis Maternity Hospital, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 29:57-61. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the performance of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for fragile X, and to assess the transmission rate of the abnormal FMR1 alleles in this setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by triplex-nested PCR
    Mira Malcov
    Sara Racine in vitro Fertilization Unit, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 25:1200-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a series of single-cell multiplex-nested PCR protocols for preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of the most prevalent DMD deletions...
  28. doi request reprint Preimplantation aneuploid embryos undergo self-correction in correlation with their developmental potential
    Shiri Barbash-Hazan
    Racine IVF Unit, Genetic Institute, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 92:890-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the incidence of embryos' self-correction during preimplantation development in terms of mosaicism and in correlation with its developmental stage...